Christophe Galfard

Agent: Antony Topping

Born in France, and holding a Ph.D. in Theoretical Physics from Cambridge University where he was Professor Stephen Hawking’s student and protégé, Dr Christophe Galfard now dedicates his life to making science entertaining and accessible to the general public, constantly searching for new, exciting ways to communicate the beauty of our universe and the world we live in.


He is the #1 international bestselling author of popular-science books for adults, like The Universe in Your Hand, and for children, like The Prince of Clouds trilogy and George’s Secret Key to the Universe, written with Stephen Hawking and his daughter. More than 2.5 million copies of his books have been sold worldwide.


As a science speaker, Christophe has a huge number of talks about fundamental science and high tech, on four continents and in front of more than 700 000 people of all ages and backgrounds.

Books by Christophe Galfard